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How to edit Wikipedia - a 1 hour tutorial

Editing Wikipedia has never been easier using the new Visual Editor interface which makes editing Wikipedia as easy as using Microsoft Word or Wordpress blogs. This 1 hour workshop is aimed…

From  Ewan McAndrew on September 14th, 2020 0 likes 10 plays 0  

How to move your drafted article into the Wikipedia live space.

Once you feel your article is ready, you can move it into Wikipedia's live space! Please note: there is a restriction on new user accounts whereby new users are not permitted to publish to…

From  Hannah Rothmann on September 10th, 2020 0 likes 3 plays 0  

How to add a heading for references.

A brief video on how to adding a heading for your references section on you Wikipedia article.

From  Hannah Rothmann on September 10th, 2020 0 likes 2 plays 0  

How to create multiple sandboxes/personal draft spaces on Wikipedia

A sandbox is where you draft content before it goes into the Wikipedia live space. Wikipedia is always going to be a work in progress but it is best practice to draft content in your personal…

From  Ewan McAndrew on October 18th, 2019 0 likes 42 plays 0  

How to copy drafted text from one sandbox to another for a group editing assignment

This video demonstrates first how to copy drafted text from one Wikipedia sandbox (one editor's personal draft space) to another user's sandbox i.e. so that a page can be pieced together…

From  Ewan McAndrew on October 18th, 2019 0 likes 35 plays 0  

How to edit existing pages on Wikipedia the right way.

This video demonstrates how you should edit existing pages on Wikipedia the correct way. i.e. being logged in using a Wikipedia account and adding an 'In use' template if you are doing…

From  Ewan McAndrew on October 18th, 2019 0 likes 28 plays 0  

The Programs and Events Dashboard - a staging area to manage Wikipedia assignments and events

The dashboard helps manage online and offline programs, including editathons, workshops, and education course, and is being designed to work in any language or Wikimedia project. In the dashboard,…

From  Ewan McAndrew on May 4th, 2017 0 likes 27 plays 0